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Massive hemoptysis in patients with cystic fibrosis: three case reports and a protocol for clinical management.
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PMID:  3977467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical management of massive hemoptysis in patients with cystic fibrosis proceeds according to the following paradigm. The site of bleeding is identified by bronchoscopy, ideally under general anesthesia. Then selective bronchial arteriography is performed. If collaterals to the spinal cord are visualized, arterial embolization is abandoned and pulmonary resection is undertaken within the limits of pulmonary function.
A Trento; S M Estner; B P Griffith; R L Hardesty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1985 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-12     Completed Date:  1985-04-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  254-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchial Arteries / radiography
Cystic Fibrosis / complications*,  radiography,  surgery,  therapy
Embolization, Therapeutic
Hemoptysis / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery,  therapy
Pneumothorax / etiology,  radiography,  surgery

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